Announcing the 2016 Honorary Scripting Guys

Summary: The Honorary Scripting Guys for 2016 are announced. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, it has been an awesome year for Windows PowerShell and for the community. The Scripting Wife and I had the opportunity to speak at lots of user groups and conferences last year. This involved many, many miles of…


Nearly everything has changed for SQL Server PowerShell

2016 was the best year in SQL PowerShell history! I guess I should have mentioned that here sooner. Wired® Magazine recently said that Microsoft SQL Server was the surprise hit of the year. The primary cited reason is the SQL Server port to Linux, but there are several other reasons to be really excited about…


Join the PowerShell tenth birthday celebration

SUMMARY: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson announces November 14, 2016 as date for PowerShell 10th anniversary celebration Can you believe that PowerShell is nearly 10 years old (that is a long time in ‘internet time’)? On November 14, 2016 we will celebrate the occasion with a day-long event that will run from 8 in the…

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The Scripting Guys and Scripting Wife summer tour

SUMMARY: Ed Wilson talks about his summer of PowerShell tour with dates and links to live appearances. Hello everyone,  Hope you are having a fantastic day. Ed and I have been busy as usual and are ready to get busier.  Here are the dates and links to upcoming events we will be attending and Ed…

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How to answer a technical question: A guide for presenters

Summary: Learn how to properly answer a technical question in a presentation in this step-by-step post by PowerShell MVP June Blender. Today we have another blog post by PowerShell MVP June Blender. June is an Honorary Scripting Guy and a technical evangelist for the SAPIEN Technologies, Inc. She has been working with PowerShell for a long…


PowerShell 5 MVA coming soon to a computer near you

SUMMARY: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson talks about recording a new Microsoft Virtual Academy series of videos with PFE Ashley McGlone. Hello everyone, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Well, I can tell you this week has been absolutely incredible. The Scripting Wife and I are out in Seattle (Bellevue, Redmond, Puget Sound … whatever…

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PowerShell Spotlight: February 2016

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about Windows PowerShell Saturday in this month’s PowerShell Spotlight. Hello scripters, I hope everyone had a marvelous weekend and is planning on an awesome week. I have been working on some of the last of the preparations for PowerShell Saturday #010 coming up in less than a month (March…


PowerShell spotlight: February 2016

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, shares her roundup of Windows PowerShell activities for the coming months. Hello scripters, Teresa Wilson here. I hope you had a marvelous weekend and are ready to tackle this week. Ed is finally getting back to normal and we have a few trips coming up—all Windows PowerShell related. Arizona…


How to contribute to PowerShell documentation

Summary: Learn how to contribute to Windows PowerShell documentation via various community initiatives. Today’s guest blog post is by Microsoft premier field engineer, Ashley McGlone. He will be speaking at PowerShell Saturday, so come join us for a great day of PowerShell learning. For more information, see PowerShell Saturday in Tampa, FL, March 19, 2016….


Introducing the top five Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts in 2015

Summary: See which Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts were the top five in 2015. Today I feature Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, aka The Scripting Wife. Take it away Teresa… Hello everyone, with over 700 new posts a year on the Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog, the number one thing I hear…

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